Tree planting campaign on the Day of German Unity
October 3rd is Germany's national holiday and symbolises the reunification of the DDR and the Federal Republic of Germany (BRD). At that time, the division of Germany was overcome after 45 years. The project "Einheitsbuddeln - Die große Baumpflanzaktion zum Tag der Deutschen Einheit" (Unity Digging - The Big Tree Planting Campaign on the Day of German Unity) is now taking up this idea of unity again. The initiators strive to animate the German citizens to each annually plant a tree on 3rd of October.
We at CDM Smith were also inspired by this campaign. The colleagues present worked particularly hard during this outdoor activity and planted a tree today in the garden of our future branch in Bickenbach just in time for the "Unitiy Digging". The choice fell on the blood plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'), whose wild species comes from Asia and which provide joy in spring with its bright pink flowers. While the blood plum's flowers are a popular source of food for insects, people enjoy the sweet fruits. May our new blood plum grow and flourish!
Planting a tree in Bickenbach
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